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Negros Scops Owl ~ Otus nigrorum


The Negros Scops Owl is a small owl with prominent reddish-brown ear-tufts. It is also known as the Visayan Lowland Scops Owl.

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  • Negros Scops Owl


Distribution: Negros in the Philippines.

Range of Negros Scops Owl (Otus nigrorum)
Range of the Negros Scops Owl Otus nigrorum

Status: Vulnerable.

Original Description: Rand, A. L. 1950, Natural History Miscellanea (The Chicago Academy of Sciences), No. 72, p. 1-5.

References: (may contain affiliate links)
BirdLife International. 2020. "IUCN Red List of Threatened Species". IUCN.
International Ornithological Congress. 2023. "IOC World Bird List - Owls".
König, Claus & Weick, Friedhelm. 2008. "Owls: A Guide to the Owls of the World (Second Edition)". Yale University Press.
Otus nigrorum at Xeno-canto.

See also: Other owls from Asia, Genus: Otus.

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